If you’re like most people, when you hear the term “insider trading” you probably think of people exchanging information in a dimly lit parking garage. Or possibly an image comes to mind of a guy in an expensive suit being led out of a courtroom in handcuffs...
But while illegal insider trading cases sometimes grab headlines, in reality, the vast majority of insider trading is perfectly legal. Every day around the world, thousands of corporate insiders buy and sell shares of the companies they work for or own stakes in. Most of these trades are neither unlawful or interesting. But a few insider transactions are meaningful -- that is if you’re an investor looking for a profitable edge. Out of the many trades disclosed by corporate insiders, a few will precede sizeable moves in the underlying stock. For investors who know what to look for, following and copying the trades of insiders can be very profitable.
What this Legal Insider Trading Course will help you learn:
- The difference between illegal and legal insider trading
- Why insider buying is more predictive than insider selling
- Which corporate insiders -- officers, directors and large holders -- are most profitable to follow
- What form 4 filings are and where they’re available
- Why insider trading at smaller companies usually is most profitable
- Which rare insider trading signal is probably the most predictive
- What time frame is best when mimicking insider purchases
- Ideas for developing a portfolio strategy based on following legal insider trades